CABINET projects with APC



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Look What Happens When You Add Black Glaze to Painted Furniture

You might be surprised at how drastically the look and color of your painted furniture can change, simply by adding one of APC’s Finishes to your project. In this weeks ‘Share Your Project’ post, Georgina Kenny shows us what happens when you add an Eco-Friendly stain on top of furniture paint. Plus, you’ll learn the {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Nana’s Cupboard!

Color Blog featuring Nana’s Cupboard! Nana’s Cupboard invites memories of Nana; her apron was standard attire, pockets on either side, with tissue in one pocket and hard tack candies in the other, fresh baked bread with warm butter, and steaming mugs of hot cocoa were standards at Grandma’s house and so were her green cupboards that held {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Surfboard!

Surfboard! Surfboard is a perfect shade of blue, reminiscent of a warm day at the beach with your favorite surfboard! There’s a little kid inside all of us wanting to come out and play in the surf, so grab a can of Surfboard and paint something! You’re going to love it! Our retailers are excited to share {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Fireworks Red!

Fireworks Red! Colors are like children, you love them all, and each are unique and different with special qualities that make them who they are.  And you love each of them for who they are. One or two colors stand out as leaders of the pack just as children do on a playground and Fireworks Red {Read More…}

What have you painted today? American Home Collection

Highlights from the American Home Collection! Twelve luscious colors were carefully selected to create the American Home Collection, they are unique with just the right amount of retro vibe!  They are reminiscent of the 60’s and 70’s, yet they are current for today’s color trends.  We love the confident swagg of the American Home Collection {Read More…}

The Spirit of Creative Freedom!

American Paint Company is Creative Freedom! Our paint and finishes are all natural, no voc, eco-friendly and beautiful, and your creative spirit will love the endless design possibilities and uses of American Paint Company products! Patty Henning, owner of Fabulous Finishes Inc., A DIY Paints Retailer, Shelby Township, Michigan, shares two beautifully painted pieces with us.  The {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Topiary!

American Home Collection Featuring Topiary! A beautiful shade of green perfectly balanced with gray undertones = Topiary!  Our retailers have been busy painting beautiful pieces in Topiary and we are excited to share them with you! Tammy painted a rich dark wood library desk using Topiary.  This desk had great bones and beautiful details, Topiary {Read More…}

From garage sale to gorgeous!

This sideboard I picked up on my way home from the American Paint Company retailer training we had in Pincher Creek with the wonderful people of Funked Up, my American Paint Company distributors. I think all of you have the same problem as me.  I cannot come straight home.  Somehow my van always stops at {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Country Barn!

American Home Collection – Country Barn! Are you searching for a perfect shade of red?  Red is confident and assertive it can be bold, it stimulates appetite, energy, and motivation and represents love!  Our AHC Country Barn is versatile and eager to please! Kathy Cook, owner of The Vintage Dames, Lemoyne, PA,  shares her piece painted {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Lace Doily!

American Home Collection – Lace Doily! Lace Doily, is a beautiful shade of cream, its been called aged lace or buttermilk and some say it’s a pale buttery yellow.  However you describe Lace Doily, it works well on its own and it plays well with other colors too! Cheryl shares her beautifully painted buffet with {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Tarnished Platter!

American Home Collection – Tarnished Platter! Tarnished Platter is a perfect shade of gray with blue undertones and its sure to be a favorite!  Our retailers have been very busy this week painting with Tarnished Platter, and they want to inspire and encourage you to use it for that special piece of furniture that’s been waiting {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Shag Carpet!

Shag Carpet – American Home Collection! Our retailers have been busy this week and they are ready to inspire you to use Shag Carpet from the American Home Collection! Why do we love Shag Carpet?  Orange is between red and yellow on the spectrum of light, and we feel cheerful and optimistic surrounded in shades {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Chenille Bedspread!

Chenille Bedspread – American Home Collection! Our retailers have been busy painting and are ready to inspire you to use Chenille Bedspread, from the American Home Collection! Chenille Bedspread, a grayish violet color, is an easy color to love especially if you like purple! Retailer Patty Henning owner of Fabulous Finishes Inc., Shelby Township, Michigan, said {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring A-maize-ing!

Our talented creative retailers have been busy painting with A-maize-ing – a rich sunny yellow color.  Nika Hipster of Unika Custom Creations, in Middletown, DE , shows us how to can change a piece of furniture that isn’t working with your decor into something that fits perfectly with what you love. She used A-maize-ing for the {Read More…}

What have you painted today? Featuring Blue Jeans!

What have you painted today? Our American Paint Company retailers will feature one color a week to inspire your creativity and we encourage you to get out there and paint something! Have fun with paint! Don’t be afraid to use paint to uplift and engage, create a mood in your home or work environment and why {Read More…}

Painted Pieces Retailer Inspiration!

Inspiration to brighten your day! Owner of Twice Nice shares her cool rescue piece, and she said it turned out just the way she wanted it too! APC’s Smoke Signal and Home Plate  and finishing with both dark and clear wax mixed to protect and give it sheen and depth.  New hardware from her stash, {Read More…}

Custom Curio with wallpaper and a unique stencil design!

Retailer Nika Hipsher, owner of UNika Custom Creations LLC, in Middletown, DE, shares how she created this beautiful curio using American Paint Company  Cannonball and Navajo White paint and top coat to finish her masterpiece. I was dropping off some unwanted items at Goodwill, while I was there I spotted this cabinet in their back room {Read More…}

Transforming Furniture with Paint

Painting is easy with American Paint Company chalk and clay paint.   Look at what got painted this week: Weathered Pieces painted this dresser with a mix of Home Plate and Momma’s Lipstick.  Silver Mica was added to Clear Wax for the finish. Fabulous Finishes painted this cabinet using Cameo over Tarnished Platter and finished in Clear {Read More…}

Painting With All Natural Chalk and Clay Paint

At American Paint Company, we offer over 40 beautiful colors to complete your next painting project. Here’s a sampling of what our paintriots transformed this week: Farmhouse Inspired painted this hutch using Voyage and Home Plate. Simple Matters  painted this secretary using Cannonball and Navajo White. Refined and Designed painted this dresser using Beach Glass and {Read More…}

American Paint Company Transforms Furniture

It’s a wonderful week to do a paint project using American Paint Company all natural chalk and clay paint. Look what our paintriots did now: Junque in My Trunk in Kansas painted this little cabinet using Dollar Bill over Amber Waves of Grain with Desert Cactus. Trent River Designs  painted this dresser using Dollar Bill, {Read More…}

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